Early Origins of the Lemmons family
The surname Lemmons was first found in Belgium, where the name became noted for its many branches in the region, each house acquiring a status and influence which was envied by the princes of the region. The name was first recorded in Antwerp, (Anvers) a fortified city in the province of Antwerp. It is Belgium's commercial center. In the 11th century Godfrey of Bouillon was Marquis of Antwerp. The province is divided into three districts, Antwerp, Malines and Turnhout. In their later history the surname became a power unto themselves and were elevated to the ranks of nobility as they grew into a most influential family.
Early History of the Lemmons family
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Lemmons Spelling Variations
of this family name include: Lemmens, Lemmense, Lemmenes, Lemens, Lemenns, Lemmenns, Lemmeens, Lemeens, Leomans, Lemmons, Lemmon, van Lemmen and many more.
Early Notables of the Lemmons family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Lemmons family to the New World and Oceana
Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: Jan Hendrik Lemmens who settled in New York in 1847.
Contemporary Notables of the name Lemmons (post 1700)
- LaMar III Lemmons (b. 1955), American Democrat politician, Member of Michigan State House of Representatives 2nd District, 1999-
- Ann Lemmons, American politician, Candidate for Michigan State House of Representatives from Wayne County 1st District, 1948